About the QCFE

About The Queens Center for Excellence

The Queens Center for Excellence (QCFE) is a program of the New York Council on Problem Gambling. QCFE is dedicated to addressing the issue of problem gambling within Queens County through increasing public awareness and connecting those adversely affected with services that can help them. QCFE is dedicated to the positive transformation of lives harmed by problem gambling. This vision of transformation includes individuals with a gambling problem as well as their families and communities. With a focus on supporting the individual and reducing barriers to care, QCFE is truly the premier organization providing problem gambling services in Queens.

The Queens Center for Excellence focuses its efforts on:

  • Increasing public awareness of problem gambling
  • Providing community education about problem gambling
  • Partnering with community organizations to accomplish our mission and vision
  • Connecting clients with treatment, recovery and support services
  • Working with the gaming industry to promote responsible gambling
  • Working with the district attorney’s office on alternative sentencing for problem gambling
  • Promoting healthy lifestyles which foster freedom from problem gambling